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Assam: Rise in tiger population vs risk of conflict with humans

Kachariveti: One day in 2011, when sunlight was fading over the man-made ponds-turned-fisheries of Kachariveti 1, bordering the western range of Assam’s Orang National Park, Jalal Uddin, a farmer, was setting up fishing poles and attaching lures–mainly frogs. Early next morning, when he re-visited to check for catch, he sensed someone desperately scratching at him. He […]